Program Overview

The Nurse Administration specialty will prepare nurses for advanced practice in administrative roles such as Nurse Executive, Nurse Manager, Quality Improvement Manager, Ambulatory Care Manager or other system level nursing positions in community agencies, health care facilities, health departments and schools of nursing.

Graduates will meet the educational requirements for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification in Nursing Administration or Nursing Administration Advanced (CNAA) for the level they are qualified.

The program consists of 36 credit hours and can be completed in 27 months of part-time online study. Specialty courses are offered alternate years. Students generally are admitted for the Summer I term; however, can enroll any semester.